The festival which carries the motto of "Press, Investigating and Accountability" is to be held simultaneous with the 17th International Book Fair at the venue of Tehran International Exhibition, said the News office of the Festival.
Some 400 publications with nationwide circulation, including 44 with wide coverage, are to participate in the event.
Furthermore, 391 local publications together with 200 dailies and magazines distributed in various Asian countries including Japan, India, Pakistan, UAE, Afghanistan and Tajikistan as well as seven news agencies owned by the private sector are among other print media to take part in the event.
Magazines published by students in universities will be put at display in the festival.
Seventeen associations active in the field will also display their achievements during the eight-day event as well.
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